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The Peach State Post 05-27-16

Christian Families Today’s Freedom from Addiction Program will be hosting classes beginning Thursday, June 2nd at 174 Ashley Park Blvd. in Newnan. The classes will take place over a 15 week period and are designed to help those struggling with addictive behavior. For more information call 770-502-8050.

Refuge Pregnancy Center in Conyers, Ga is having their 5th annual Run the Race for Life on June 4th. For more information call 770-922-5939.

Pastor Robert Vines and the members of The Ole Country Church at 2649 Hwy 155 North, in McDonough would like to invite you to Revival.  Revival begins with a Singing on Saturday June 4th at 6:00 pm featuring the Singing Echos, then on Sunday  June 5th at 10:30 AM & 6:00 PM and  Monday thru Wednesday at 7:00 PM  evangelist and singer Gerald Crabb brings the word.

Candler Field Museum will re-create The Sights and Sounds of the 1920s at the Annual VINTAGE DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL on Saturday, June 4th. The airfield and museum are located just off Hwy 362 in Williamson GA.  Activities are scheduled from 11 am – 5 pm at this family-focused event that includes an invitation to dress-up in period costumes; see the display of old cars and vintage planes; and enjoy the old-fashioned food and music.  This year’s event will be a music festival along with an airplane parade of flight.  Admission fee is $10 per car with all proceeds going to support the Candler Field Museum Youth Program.

The Flippen United Methodist Church will host a Catfish Fry on Saturday, June 4th, 2016 from 11 AM to 4:30 PM. The meal will include catfish, hush puppies, French fries, cole slaw, drink and dessert. Tickets are $12. Bring a friend! For more information, please call (678) 432-1311. Flippen United Methodist Church (678) 432-1311 3707 Jodeco Rd McDonough, GA 30253

Refuge Pregnancy Center in Conyers will be hosting the Run the Race for Life fifth annual 5k and 1 Mile fun Run to benefit the center. The 5k starts at 8 am and the Mile run starts at 8:45 am. For more information call 770-922-5939.

 

New Beginnings Community Baptist Church in Griffin will be hosting a Summer Camp for children entering kindergarten through 8th grade. The camp is daily from 8 am to 3 pm Monday June 6th through Friday July 15th. Cost is $30 per week and includes breakfast, lunch, and snacks. For more information call 770-412-6265.

There will be a Community Health Fair on Saturday, June 25 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on 1234 Panola Road in Ellenwood. This event is co-sponsored by Hope International Ministries and Ellenwood Oaks Community Church and will offer FREE health screenings including Vision, Glucose, Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, HIV/Hepatitis, and more…

First Baptist Church of Newnan invites you to Freedom Celebration – Sunday June 26th at 6:30 PM at the Centre for the Performing and Visual Arts of Coweta County. This free event will feature special speakers Lt. Col Barry Bridger, an F4 phantom pilot who served 6 years in the Hanoi Hilton POW camp in Vietnam, Lt. Col Brian Birdwell who was at the Pentagon on 9/11, and guest soloist Tiffany Coburn of the Voices of Liberty at Epcot Center. Plus the combined  Sanctuary Choirs and Orchestras of FBC Newnan and Flat Creek Baptist Church.

Griffin First Assembly invites you to their Independence Day Celebration on July 3rd beginning at 5 pm. Headlining the event will be 8 time Dove Award winner New Song, plus activities for children, and patriotic music presented by the Griffin First Assembly Choir. Admission to this event is free!

 

The Peach State Post – 05/20/16

Attention 18 to 44 year olds – Rocks Springs Church is hosting a Bone Marrow Donor Registry Drive on Saturday May 21st from 9 am to 12 pm. Joining the registry only requires about 15 minutes of your time to fill out paper work and take a cheek swab. This event could directly help Travis Rock Springs Church is located at 219 Rock Springs Road in Milner. For more information call 770-330-1590.

Callaway Gardens will kick off their Memorial Day weekend with the 57th Masters Water Ski and Wakeboard Tournament. There will be all kinds of activities for children of all ages including a rock climbing wall and face painting. That Sunday morning there will be a Chapel Service in the Mountain Creek Inn Ballroom…all these activities taking place Friday May 27th through the 29th. More information at www.CallawayGardens.com

Christian Families Today’s Freedom from Addiction Program will be hosting classes beginning Thursday, June 2nd at 174 Ashley Park Blvd. in Newnan. The classes will take place over a 15 week period and are designed to help those struggling with addictive behavior. For more information call 770-502-8050.

Refuge Pregnancy Center in Conyers, Ga is having their 5th annual Run the Race for Life on June 4th. For more information call 770-922-5939.

Pastor Robert Vines and the members of The Ole Country Church at 2649 Hwy 155 North, in McDonough would like to invite you to Revival.  Revival begins with a Singing on Saturday June 4th at 6:00 pm featuring the Singing Echos, then on Sunday  June 5th at 10:30 AM & 6:00 PM and  Monday thru Wednesday at 7:00 PM  evangelist and singer Gerald Crabb brings the word.

Candler Field Museum will re-create The Sights and Sounds of the 1920s at the Annual VINTAGE DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL on Saturday, June 4th. The airfield and museum are located just off Hwy 362 in Williamson GA.  Activities are scheduled from 11 am – 5 pm at this family-focused event that includes an invitation to dress-up in period costumes; see the display of old cars and vintage planes; and enjoy the old-fashioned food and music.  This year’s event will be a music festival along with an airplane parade of flight.  Admission fee is $10 per car with all proceeds going to support the Candler Field Museum Youth Program.

The Flippen United Methodist Church will host a Catfish Fry on Saturday, June 4th, 2016 from 11 AM to 4:30 PM. The meal will include catfish, hush puppies, French fries, cole slaw, drink and dessert. Tickets are $12. Bring a friend! For more information, please call (678) 432-1311. Flippen United Methodist Church (678) 432-1311 3707 Jodeco Rd McDonough, GA 30253

Refuge Pregnancy Center in Conyers will be hosting the Run the Race for Life fifth annual 5k and 1 Mile fun Run to benefit the center. The 5k starts at 8 am and the Mile run starts at 8:45 am. For more information call 770-922-5939.

New Beginnings Community Baptist Church in Griffin will be hosting a Summer Camp for children entering kindergarten through 8th grade. The camp is daily from 8 am to 3 pm Monday June 6th through Friday July 15th. Cost is $30 per week and includes breakfast, lunch, and snacks. For more information call 770-412-6265.

There will be a Community Health Fair on Saturday, June 25 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on 1234 Panola Road in Ellenwood. This event is co-sponsored by Hope International Ministries and Ellenwood Oaks Community Church and will offer FREE health screenings including Vision, Glucose, Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, HIV/Hepatitis, and more…

The Peach State Post — 05/13/16

Faith Christian Academy is currently accepting enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 501 West Broad Street, Griffin.  For more information please contact them at 770-227-7383.

May 14th is the Fresh Start Christian Church Community Day in Griffin. Featuring free fun for the whole family, free food, music and entertainment. For more information contact Fresh Start Christian Church when you call 678-572-4005. The church is located at 65 Third Street in Griffin.

Revival services are scheduled at Sharpsburg First Church of the Nazarene on Highway 34 East, Sharpsburg, GA for May 15-17th. May 15th service begins at 6:00PM. Services for May 16th – May 17th will begin at 7:00PM.  Special speaker and soloist will be Reverend Lane Loman.  All are invited.

 

Refuge Pregnancy Center in Conyers, Ga is having their 5th annual Run the Race for Life on June 4th. For more information call 770-922-5939.

Candler Field Museum will re-create The Sights and Sounds of the 1920s at the Annual VINTAGE DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL on Saturday, June 4th. The airfield and museum are located just off Hwy 362 in Williamson GA.  Activities are scheduled from 11 am – 5 pm at this family-focused event that includes an invitation to dress-up in period costumes; see the display of old cars and vintage planes; and enjoy the old-fashioned food and music.  This year’s event will be a music festival along with an airplane parade of flight.  Admission fee is $10 per car with all proceeds going to support the Candler Field Museum Youth Program.

There will be a Community Health Fair on Saturday, June 25 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on 1234 Panola Road in Ellenwood. This event is co-sponsored by Hope International Ministries and Ellenwood Oaks Community Church and will offer FREE health screenings including Vision, Glucose, Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, HIV/Hepatitis, and more.

 

The Peach State Post – 05/06/15

Saturday May 7th it’s the 4th annual Almost Mother’s Day Golf Outing and fundraiser for Almost Mothers. This event is sponsored by Caring House Pregnancy Resource Center and will take place at the Griffin City Golf Course on Camp Northern Road. Cost is $50 per player, registration will take place between 8 am and 8:30 am. For more information call 770-820-2540.

The 20th Anniversary of Fine Arts Festival will be held the Saturday before Mother’s Day in Jackson. The festival features nationally known artists bringing hundreds of pieces of fine art to the show, including hand crafted jewelry, oil and watercolor paintings, blown glass, mixed-media, photography and a lot more. Admission and parking are free at the outdoor event from 10 am to 3 pm only, on Saturday, May 7th at the corner of East Third and Dempsey Avenue in Jackson. You can also follow the festival on Facebook at: The Jackson-Butts County Council for the Arts.

Refuge Pregnancy Center in Conyers, Ga is having their 5th annual Run the Race for Life on June 4th. For more information call 770-922-5939.

May 14th is the Fresh Start Christian Church Community Day in Griffin. Featuring free fun for the whole family, free food, music and entertainment. For more information contact Fresh Start Christian Church when you call 678-572-4005. The church is located at 65 Third Street in Griffin.

The Peach State Post 4/27/16

Conyers First United Methodist Church is open to the community to participate in the  Annual National Day of Prayer Event on  Thursday,  May 5, 2016 at Noon. There will be a short program in the Sanctuary with special music from the Preschool children.  There will be Prayer Stations open from 9am-2pm in the Narthex, for those who want to participate in special prayer or may not be able to come at Noon.  All are invited to a light lunch after the program to be served in the Fellowship Hall for a donation to Missions. The church is located at 921 North Main St.  Conyers, GA.

Saturday May 7th it’s the 4th annual Almost Mother’s Day Golf Outing and fundraiser for Almost Mothers. This event is sponsored by Caring House Pregnancy Resource Center and will take place at the Griffin City Golf Course on Camp Northern Road. Cost is $50 per player, registration will take place between 8 am and 8:30 am. For more information call 770-820-2540.

The 20th Anniversary of Fine Arts Festival will be held the Saturday before Mother’s Day in Jackson. The festival features nationally known artists bringing hundreds of pieces of fine art to the show, including hand crafted jewelry, oil and watercolor paintings, blown glass, mixed-media, photography and a lot more. Admission and parking are free at the outdoor event from 10 am to 3 pm only, on Saturday, May 7th at the corner of East Third and Dempsey Avenue in Jackson. You can also follow the festival on Facebook at: The Jackson-Butts County Council for the Arts.

The Peach State Post Friday, April 22nd

Dauset Trails in Jackson will be hosting the 16th annual Bluebirds and Bluegrass festival on Saturday, April 23rd. Featuring Grassville, The Apostles of Bluegrass, and Recycled Grass. There will be craft vendors, food, and blacksmith demonstrations too. Gates open at 9 AM and the event is free to all!

Glen Haven Baptist church in McDonough welcomes the Booth Brothers in concert on Sunday April 24th at 6 pm!  The Booth Brothers in concert at Glen Haven Baptist Church in McDonough on Sunday April 24th at 6 PM. For more information visit www.GlenHavenBaptist.com

Come to the New Testament Baptist Church Homecoming Celebration on Sunday April 24th at 10:45 AM, with a homecoming meal to follow – featuring a special concert by The Jordans! New Testament Baptist Church is located at 2352 Old Rex Morrow Road Ellenwood. Concert is free and all are invited.

Conyers First United Methodist Church is open to the community to participate in the  Annual National Day of Prayer Event on  Thursday,  May 5, 2016 at Noon. There will be a short program in the Sanctuary with special music from the Preschool children.  There will be Prayer Stations open from 9am-2pm in the Narthex, for those who want to participate in special prayer or may not be able to come at Noon.  All are invited to a light lunch after the program to be served in the Fellowship Hall for a donation to Missions. The church is located at 921 North Main St.  Conyers, GA.

The Peach State Post — Friday April 14th

Kia Kerr will be in concert at Atlanta Bible Baptist Church on Sunday, April 17th at 6:30 pm. Kia will be performing music from her upcoming album and sharing ministry goals.

Pastor Robert Vines and the members of The Ole Country Church at 2649 Hwy 155 North, in McDonough would like to invite you to their 3rd Sunday Night Singing on Sunday the 17th  at 6:00 PM featuring The Freemans.  No cover charge,  a love offering will be accepted.

You are invited to a workshop for low to moderated income families seeking college assistance. Students in grades 10th thru 12th and their parents are welcome. The workshop will be held Thursday, April 21, from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Locust Grove Public Library. For more information call 706-668-7276.

Dauset Trails in Jackson will be hosting the 16th annual Bluebirds and Bluegrass festival on Saturday, April 23rd. Featuring Grassville, The Apostles of Bluegrass, and Recycled Grass. There will be craft vendors, food, and blacksmith demonstrations too. Gates open at 9 AM and the event is free to all!

Glen Haven Baptist church in McDonough welcomes the Booth Brothers in concert on Sunday April 24th at 6 pm!  The Booth Brothers in concert at Glen Haven Baptist Church in McDonough on Sunday April 24th at 6 PM. For more information visit www.GlenHavenBaptist.com

Come to the New Testament Baptist Church Homecoming Celebration on Sunday April 24th at 10:45 AM, with a homecoming meal to follow – featuring a special concert by The Jordans! New Testament Baptist Church is located at 2352 Old Rex Morrow Road Ellenwood. Concert is free and all are invited.

The Peach State Post 04/08/16

Kia Kerr will be in concert at Atlanta Bible Baptist Church on Sunday, April 17th at 6:30 pm. Kia will be performing music from her upcoming album and sharing ministry goals.

Pastor Robert Vines and the members of The Ole Country Church at 2649 Hwy 155 North, in McDonough would like to invite you to their 3rd Sunday Night Singing on Sunday the 17th  at 6:00 PM featuring The Freemans.  No cover charge,  a love offering will be accepted.

You are invited to a workshop for low to moderated income families seeking college assistance. Students in grades 10th thru 12th and their parents are welcome. The workshop will be held Thursday, April 21, from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Locust Grove Public Library. For more information call 706-668-7276.

Glen Haven Baptist church in McDonough welcomes the Booth Brothers in concert on Sunday April 24th at 6 pm!  The Booth Brothers in concert at Glen Haven Baptist Church in McDonough on Sunday April 24th at 6 PM. For more information visit www.GlenHavenBaptist.com

The Peach State Post for Friday 4/01/16

Carver Road Baptist Church in Griffin welcomes Representative Lynn Westmoreland as their special guest speaker on Wednesday, April 6th from 6-7 pm. Representative Westmoreland will be sharing his testimony and how Christians can pray for their leaders. For more information visit www.CarverRoad.org

The Fayette Pregnancy Resource Center is presenting their 2016 Spring to Life Gala on Tuesday, April 12th at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Peachtree Conference Center in Peachtree City. The Keynote speaker si Dr. Bob Reccord. There is no charge to attend but guests will be given the opportunity to give to the ministry. For reservations visit www.fayetteprc.com/gala/

Kia Kerr will be in concert at Atlanta Bible Baptist Church on Sunday, April 17th at 6:30 pm. Kia will be performing music from her upcoming album and sharing ministry goals.

You are invited to a workshop for low to moderated income families seeking college assistance. Students in grades 10th thru 12th and their parents are welcome. The workshop will be held Thursday, April 21, from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Locust Grove Public Library. For more information call 706-668-7276.

Life in the Spirit Full Gospel Church invites you to their Spring Revival April 10 and 11 fetauring International Evangelist and Conference Speaker Wade. Services will be held at 11 AM Sunday morning and 6PM Sunday evening, and Monday night at 7PM. Life in the Spirit Full Gospel Church is located in McDonough. For additional information call 770-712-8328.

The Peach State Post 03/24/16

March 25 – GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE / 7:00PM / FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH NEWNAN. Featuring: Combined Sanctuary Choirs and orchestra of Salem Baptist Church, McDonough and First Baptist of Newnan in the presentation of “The Lenten Sketches” by Joseph Martin. There will also be a sharing of the Lord’s Supper.

The Jonesmen will be in concert at Alvin’s Bar B Que in Griffin – Saturday March 26th at 6 pm.

Jodeco Road UMC would like to welcome your family to a free community wide Easter Egg Hunt for children ages infant through 5th grade. It will be held on Saturday March 26th at 3:00PM. The Easter Bunny will be present to supervise the hiding of the eggs, prize eggs, and grand prize eggs as well as impromptu pictures. The children will be hunting in separate areas according to their age groups with eggs, prize eggs, and grand prize eggs hidden in each age group area. Other age appropriate children’s activities are planned. The church is located at 1500 Jodeco Rd, Stockbridge GA. Take exit 222 off I75 go west 1.7 miles. The church will be on the right. (770)975-8300   http://www.jodeco.org/

Eggstravaganza at Community Bible Church in Stockbridge on Sat, March 26, 12am – Sun, March 27, 12am. Your kids will LOVE Eggstravaganza at Community! Join us on Saturday, March 26th at 5:30PM for massive egg hunts with 50,000 eggs, featuring Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny arriving via helicopter! More information at www.communitybiblechurch.com

There will be a Community Easter Egg Hunt at Smyrna Presbyterian Church — 2920 Highway 212 – on Saturday March 27th at 11:00 am.  Everyone welcome and there will be children’s activities, photo with Easter Bunny, hot dog lunch, and more. For more information call 770-483-8962.

Faith Baptist Church in Stockbridge will conduct Easter Sunrise Services at Cochran Park at 7 am on March 27th followed by a breakfast at the Faith Baptist Church fellowship hall. A children’s egg hunt will be held following the 10 am service.

Enjoy Easter weekend with your family this year at Callaway Gardens® during the weekend of March 26-27, 2016.  As in years past, Callaway Gardens has family-friendly activities planned for the whole weekend.

 

Family Activities

The day will begin with what appears to be a giant, colored Easter egg floating in the sky … but it’s actually a Tethered Hot Air Balloon* ride.  For a small fee, guests can experience the gentle feeling of floating in a hot air balloon.  Saturday and Sunday tethered rides* will be available 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. and cost $10 per person.

 

A new Bunny Hop Children’s Fun Run will be open to all children that would like to participate at 11 a.m. on Saturday.  It will be followed by The Great Bunny Chase 5K at 11:30 a.m.  Pre-registration for the 5K is available at www.active.com or onsite prior to the event.

 

The Easter Bunny will visit from Noon to 5 p.m. with whom boys and girls can have their Easter photo taken and enjoy the festivities.

 

All ages are invited to participate in the Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday, March 26, at Robin Lake Beach.  Guests of all ages should bring an Easter basket and set out to find thousands of candy eggs, along with some very special prize eggs.  The hunt for Toddlers to 3-year-olds will start at 2 p.m.  All other age groups will hunt simultaneously in dedicated areas at 2:30 p.m.  Egg hunts are free with admission to Callaway Gardens.

After the egg hunts, Missing Peace will entertain guests with featured lead singer 14-year-old Marty Joe Barnes.

 

Sunday Sunrise Service

The annual Easter Sunrise Service will be Sunday, March 27, at 7 a.m. on the ski pavilion on the west-side of Robin Lake Beach. Marc Pritchett of R.U.S.H. Ministries and Mountain View Baptist Church of Thomaston, Ga., will deliver the Easter Sunday message. The natural beauty of Callaway Gardens during the early morning hours serves as a magnificent backdrop to this service and beautiful music.  Admission is free prior to 8 a.m.  Guests should enter through the original Gardens gate on U. S. Hwy. 27.

Heritage Park in McDonough will be hosting a Vietnam Veterans Day “Welcome Home” service on March 29th at 1 pm over by the Veterans Wall of Honor. The event will feature guest speaker US Marine Corps Major General Arnold Fields, Retired. Vietnam Veteran’s will be formally recognized at the event, but their names must be registered at the at the Heritage Park Museum or call 770-228-7300.

Looking for annuals, perennials, and shrubbery? Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain will have plenty to choose from including those hard to find plants. The Plant Fair and Sale will be open to the public on Thursday, March 31st from 3 pm to 7 pm, April 1-2 from 10 am to 6 pm, and April 3rd from 10 am to 5 pm. Admission to the plant fair and sale at the Beach Dome at Robin Lake Beach is free when entering through the beach gate on U.S. Highway 27

Carver Road Baptist Church in Griffin welcomes Representative Lynn Westmoreland as their special guest speaker on Wednesday, April 6th from 6-7 pm. Representative Westmoreland will be sharing his testimony and how Christians can pray for their leaders. For more information visit www.CarverRoad.org

The Fayette Pregnancy Resource Center is presenting their 2016 Spring to Life Gala on Tuesday, April 12th at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Peachtree Conference Center in Peachtree City. The Keynote speaker si Dr. Bob Reccord. There is no charge to attend but guests will be given the opportunity to give to the ministry. For reservations visit www.fayetteprc.com/gala/

Kia Kerr will be in concert at Atlanta Bible Baptist Church on Sunday, April 17th at 6:30 pm. Kia will be performing music from her upcoming album and sharing ministry goals.